Dysrationalia: God Sending a Hurricane Upon the GOP Convention

The following conversation is from a Facebook conversation on 22 August 2012.

Original Poster (OP): I would think Republicans who typically label themselves as religious would take a hint when GOD sends a hurricane to their national convention.

Jack: Just for the record, I don’t like either major political party, nor any president I’ve ever heard of. Now that I’ve stated that so as not to be misunderstood, let me get to the point of my comment: I’m quite interested in how you know that God has sent this hurricane, and that his purpose in it is some manner of punishment or rebuke of the Republican Party. Do you have any evidence whatsoever that he is behind it and what is purpose would be?

OP:  Yes, God left clear instructions with me as to why he wants to disrupt the RNC. Did he not send them to you? You must not be on the distribution list of God’s reasons for doing things so I probably shouldn’t share them. Lighten up, Francis.

I note that the OP here neither offered support for the argument nor withdrew the argument.  Instead, he dodges the question by use of technique #4 here:  http://www.jackpelham.com/2012/04/13/how-to-be-criticism-proof/

It is unfortunate to see someone resort to such argumentation.   He reveals himself as less than serious and he devalues the concepts of fact and logic in so doing.

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